Scholarships & Tuition
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Kent State University and the Regional Campuses.
Kent State University at East Liverpool students are invited to fill out a scholarship application packet each spring to be awarded for the next academic year. Scholarship applications and required documents for the Wall of Fame applications and the Dr. Joan Gailey applications are now available with deadlines of Friday, February 28, 2014. Incoming Freshman students who are admitted and enrolled after the deadline may be considered for any scholarships not awarded or through additional funds that may become available. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, community service, merit, course of study and geographic location. Descriptions of scholarships for Kent State University at East Liverpool are also available.
Kent State University at Salem students are invited to fill out a scholarship application packet each spring to be awarded for the next academic year. Scholarship application packets may be picked up at the campus's reception desk or downloaded here. Scholarships are available for students in all programs. Permanent residents of the mailing zip code 44460 (for at least one year) are also eligible to apply for the Salem Community Foundation Tuition Grant Program.
The Honors Program scholarships are awarded to selected freshmen who have the potential for superior scholarly and creative work at the university. Scholarship recipients are members of the Honors Program and can retain their scholarships for up to two years if attending Kent State East Liverpool or Kent State Salem. Students must meet specific requirements. Those already enrolled in the Honors Program can also apply for a limited number of merit scholarships. All entering freshmen are eligible to be considered for freshman Honors Scholarships ranging from $1,200 to full, in-state tuition per academic year. Students who wish to be considered for any honors scholarship need to submit their high school transcripts, including standardized test scores, GPAs and class ranks.
To receive an application, please call the campus you wish to attend:
Kent State University at East Liverpool: 330-385-3805; Kent State University at Salem: 330-332-0361.
West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania residents receive a tuition reduction, which can be more than $6,000 depending on your situation. To qualify, residents must live in one of the following counties: Brooke, Hancock or Ohio county in West Virginia or Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence or Mercer county in Pennsylvania.